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  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate...
  • There will be no further roll call votes during today's session of the Senate.
  • 5:48pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the McConnell amendment #626, as modified (Trade Promotion Authority; preventing extraneous provisions in free trade agreements) to Casey amendment #633 (TAA) to H.R.2832, the GSP Act
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 626: McConnell Amdt. No. 626 as Modified; To provide trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and for other trade agreements. Result: Rejected (45-55, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 5:20pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Timothy M. Cain to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina; Confirmed: 99-0
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Timothy M. Cain, of South Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina Result: Confirmed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Hatch amendment #641 (Trade Adjustment Assistance enactment dependent upon Free Trade Agreements enactment) to the Casey amendment #633 (TAA) to H.R.2832, the GSP Act.
  • At 5:15pm, Executive Calendar #169, John Andrew Ross to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri will be confirmed by unanimous consent. At approximately 5:15pm, there will be 2 roll call votes in relation to the following: -         Confirmation of Executive Calendar...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 626: McConnell Amdt. No. 626 as Modified; To provide trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and for other trade agreements. Result: Rejected (45-55, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Timothy M. Cain, of South Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina Result: Confirmed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Senator Menendez asked consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #163, S.1094, the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act. Senator DeMint then objected to Senator Menendez's request on behalf of himself and others (Senator Coburn spoke of his objections on the floor). Senator Coburn then asked...
  • The Casey-Brown (OH)-Baucus amendment #633 (Trade Adjustment Assistance) and the McConnell 2nd degree amendment #626 (Trade Promotion Authority) are now pending to H.R.2832, the Generalized System of Preferences Act.
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business,...
  • Adopted S.Res.271, a resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Charles H. Percy, former Senator for the State of Illinois.
  • 5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, GSP and the vehicle for TAA; Invoked: 84-8
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • At approximately 5:30pm today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, the General System of Preferences Act and the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance.
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:45pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, the Generalized System of...
  • During Friday's session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #166, H.R.2832, the Generalized System of Preferences Act, which will be the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance. By unanimous consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832...